Resources

The Power of Google Add-ons

If you really want to get the most out of the Google Education Suite, you need to explore the catalogue of numerous Add-ons that Google has...

WriteAbout: Where the Student is the Star

Students can write and often, students want to write, but they need that spark to get the creative fire lit.  WriteAbout is a resource...

Flashcard Factory: Pear Deck + Quizlet

Two of our friends, Pear Deck and Quizlet, have come together to create an awesome engaging review activity for students!  In Flashcard Factory,...

Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

In this animated talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson discusses the world's current trend of reforming education and the reasons for doing...

Formative Assessment: "What are formative assessments and why should we use them?"

This article from Scholastic is an excellent reminder of what formative assessment should look like in the classroom, as well as why it's so...

Dispelling Myths About Blocked Sites

Be in the know about CIPA so you can guide the website filtering in your schools.  Follow along in this news article as they interview the former...

Getting Started with Sphero

Get student inquiry rolling with Sphero!  This little robot packs a big punch, allowing students opportunities to think critically and produce...

Google Chrome - Installing Extensions

This short video by Richard Byrne, the creator and author of the blog Free Technology for Teachers, demonstrates how easy it is to install extensions...

Lesson Example: Storytelling & Creation Themes (Part 2)

Note: This video is Part 2 of this lesson. Make sure to watch Part 1 for the full story!"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio...

Classroom Examples Using Pear Deck

Have you ever heard of a new technology tool that sounds great in theory, but you're just not sure how that would work in your classroom?  You're...

Microsoft: OneDrive Basics

More FREE could storage! Microsoft has produced a cloud-based storage solution that is very similar to Dropbox or Google Drive. You can create Word...

Blogging is the New Persuasive Essay

So often students view writing as a form of punishment; getting them to write an essay can be like pulling teeth.  However writing skills,...

An Introduction to Technology Integration

Why technology?  Students of today are learning, collaborating, and producing using digital tools.  Learning is being connected and...

Using Canvas Modules to Personalize Learning

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team explains how to use Canvas modules as a tool to personalize student learning.  By using various Canvas...

Handy YouTube Editing Features

Surprise, surprise! YouTube isn't just for watching and consuming video content.  What most people don't realize is that YouTube actually has an...